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z2009 Holiday Mixer Silent Auction Items
Ben Roethlisberger Photograph
Autographed Photograph of Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan

Raffle Prize Items - Drawing starts at 6:30 and every 15 minutes


The following items will be available at the 2009 Holiday Mixer's Silent Auction.

Glacial Lake Necklace from Jewelry by Tracie

Value: $250.00

Opening Bid: $125.00


This is a very sweet necklace made with a piece of hand made dichroic glass and sterling silver. This piece is in the glacier series because it reminds me of the glacial lakes that are created in the spring time as the weather gets warmer. Small lakes form where the snow melts, forming shallow bright aqua pools.

The necklace features quartz pebble and sterling beads with a sterling silver clasp, and is 16 inches long.

 


Everyday Tote (Blue Curacao) by Coakley Business Class

Value: $295.00
Opening Bid: $130.00

Coakley® is the new definition of tote. Our patented dual zipper lid and trademark pocket system solve the issues women have in one fabulous bag. Our Signature Suede™ line uses patented Crypton® technology micro fabrics to provide the luxury feel and luscious colors women want in a bag that is also stain resistant, water repellent, durable and light weight. Coakley® is elegantly appointed with quality leather trim and touch points, including a brand tag that doubles as a lipstick mirror. This tote offers the versatility every woman wants on a day-to-day basis. The everyday size is the perfect bag for every working woman regardless of profession. The signature Coakley® pocket system for this style features external side pockets for quick and easy access to your umbrella, water bottle or sunglasses. The internal pockets let you stow your handbag items and business tools in one organized bag so you can move through your day in style.


Bag Dimensions: 14.75" x 11.5" x 5.5"
Laptop Size: up to 15" wide format
Laptop Compartment Dimensions: 14" x 10.75" x 2"
Weight: 2.5 lbs

Leather Trim Color: Gold
Lining Color: Gold
Hardware: Gold



Round of Golf for Four at River Creek Country Club
Donated by River Creek and Harvetta Spann

Value: $500.00

Opening Bid: $200.00


Enjoy a round of golf for four at River Creek Country Club, one of the areas premiere golf courses. River Creek Club is the Washington, D.C. area’s first private, gated country club community. The 600-acre planned community, with a championship Ault-Clark 18-hole golf course, borders the Potomac River and provides breathtaking views from its balcony.

Designed in the spirit and tradition of the finest private country club courses, River Creek plays 5,241 to 7,036 yards from four sets of tees and is sure to please golfers of all kinds.

Combining quality, design, and unparalleled services, River Creek is sure to become your favorite golfing getaway for all of your corporate and leisure gatherings. Our course provides a challenging round of the finest playing action with all of the elements you would expect from a professional course.

Expiration Date: May 31, 2010

Play available Tuesday through Thursday

 



Celebrity Bartender - Guy Timberlake

Value: Priceless

Opening Bid: $100.00


Are you having a party - office or personal? Do you need a bartender for the evening? That can be expensive and you could very well get someone who is a dud. Why not get a fun and exciting bartender? Guy Timberlake, Chief Visionary of The ASBC used to tend bar in the early days, and he never turns down the chance to get behind the bar, mix some drinks and make people smile!

Here is your chance to have a great bartender, and donate to charity!

Expiration Date: May 31, 2010

 


Round of Golf and lunch for three at International Country Club
with Tom Hammel of Employment Enterprise

Value: $350.00
Opening Bid: $140.00

Three golfers can enjoy a round of golf and lunch with Tom Hammel of Employment Enterprises, Inc. at International Country Club in Fairfax, Virginia.  

International Country Club offers a truly enjoyable golfing experience, one that combines scenic beauty and a championship golf course. The golf course challenges all players regardless of handicap.

The 18-hole course features 6,723 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71 . The course rating is 72.2 and it has a slope rating of 129 on bent grass tees and greens, and rye grass fairways.  Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, the golf course opened in 1961.  Playing the course well requires controlling the ball around wooded areas or water hazards on many of the 18 holes. The greens, the best in the area, feature challenging contours that will test the most accomplished putters.

The noticeable lack of housing during your round, and your ability to comfortably walk the golf course makes your round a most pleasant experience.

Expiration Date: November 18, 2010
Play available Monday - Friday only



Orrefors Square Vase designed by Helen Krantz
donated by Sheri Sylvester, AdZig Logo Promotions

Value: $275.00
Opening Bid: $110.00

The asymmetrical shape, with its four gently rounded corners, gives Square a classically modern appearance.

In the late 1970s, Orrefors established scholarship programs at Konstfack (the College of Arts and Crafts, Stockholm) and other colleges to promote glass design and glassmaking. Helen Krantz was one of the first scholarship winners. In her year in the Orrefors program, she fell in love with glass and determined to make it her life work. After graduation from Konstfack and her studies in glass and ceramics, she joined Orrefors full time. Helen's body of work at Orrefors has largely focused on forms and collections that developed out of her explorations of the possibilities in art glass. She often works with unorthodox tools and in patterns of small images to give the glass what she terms "rhythm." Since her debut at Orrefors, Helen has shown in solo and group exhibitions representing the finest of Swedish glass through Sweden, Europe, North and South America and Japan. Her work is in the permanent collections of the National Museum of Fine Arts, Rohsska Museum of Applied Arts and other collections.



Stow-away Clutch by Coakley Business Class

Value: $125.00
Opening Bid: $65.00
Our stow-away Clutch is available in soft and luxurious leather. This Clutch is great to take on a trip or leave in the office for those on the run lunches or a dress-up dinner on the town. Made of soft luscious leather, the Clutch is available in 4 fashion colors to match your taste & wardrobe. The adjustable shoulder strap provides versatile carrying options and the spacious interior has three stretch pockets and a zipper security pocket to hold all your essentials.

Bag Dimensions: 10.5" x 6" x 3.0"
Laptop Size:
Laptop Compartment Dimensions:
Weight: 0.5 lbs



Weekend Getaway at Back Creek Inn, Solomon's Island, Maryland
donated by Kathleen Manley, Asset Funding Solutions

Value: $500.00
Opening Bid: $200.00


Would you like a mini vacation with all the comforts of home?
  Come to scenic Solomon's Island and spend the weekend at Back Creek Inn.  Enjoy the scenic waterways and gardens of this beautiful bed and breakfast retreat.  Walk to shops and boutiques.  Love seafood?  Stoney's restaurant is close by.  How about wine?  There are several wineries just a short distance away.  And what about history?  St. Mary's County Maryland is just a short drive over the Johnson Bridge and has beautiful scenery to go along with the local folklore, ghost stories and 375 years worth of history.



Market Intelligence Lunch (Ruth's Chris Steak House) with Richard Dean

Donated by Richard Dean, Geneva Software

Value: $250.00
Opening Bid: $125.00
               
Enjoy lunch at Ruth's Chris Steak House (Tysons Corner) with Richard Dean, Chairman of The ASBC's B2G Market Intelligence Group and Director of Strategic Relationships for Geneva Software, Inc.  Have a great meal while you gain insightful business development tips, tools and tricks that will help you focus your market strategies.  You and Richard will eat, drink and be merry as he shares tips with you on developing your success in the federal contracting community!


Unbelievable Babysitting Experience from Guy Timberlake

Value: Priceless

Opening Bid: $125.00


Do you need a night out and are looking for a fun and exciting babysitter to take care of the munchkins?  Why not use the biggest kid of all - Guy Timberlake - to entertain and get your kids all sugared up in time for you to come home.  Certificate is good for up to 4 children, of all ages.

Expiration Date: May 31, 2010

 


Painting: Spring in Lansdowne

donated by Sally Behnam, Design 4 Future, LLC

Value: $250.00

Opening Bid: $125.00


Beautiful original painting by ASBC Member Sally Behnam.  The acrylic painting measures 24 by 16 inches.

 


Karaoke Party for Twenty at Velocity Five

donated by Velocity Five Sports Restaurant and Bar

Value: $550.00

Opening Bid: $220.00


This is pretty cool! You get to invite nineteen friends to come hang out with you at Velocity Five in Falls Church, VA for a an evening of food, song and fun! This package includes a catered karaoke party for twenty guests to include appetizers, platters and non-alcoholic beverages, a deejay to spin the songs you choose to croon to, and your very own bartender (who happens to be one of DC's Hottest Bartenders so say the readers of On Tap Magazine)! You just need to show up and prepare to sway the Velocity Five crowd with your silky smooth sound!  Adult beverages are extra.


Eagles Autographed Guitar
Starting Bid: $675.00


Eagles guitar, laser signed by original band members. (Image shown is for display purposes only and does not necessarily represent the actual item.)


Ben Roethlisberger Photograph
Starting Bid: $165.00


Photograph of Ben Roethlisberger with part of the jersey he wore in his first Super Bowl victory. (Image shown is for display purposes only and does not necessarily represent the actual item.)

 



Beautifully framed and triple matted photograph of Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan. Laser autographed brass plates. (Image shown is for display purposes only and does not necessarily represent the actual item.)

 


Twenty Person Karaoke Party at Velocity Five

Donated by Velocity Five Sports Restaurant and Bar

Estimated Value: $550.00

Starting Bid: $220.00


This is pretty cool! You get to invite nineteen friends to come hang out with you at Velocity Five in Falls Church, VA for a an evening of food, song and fun! This package includes a catered karaoke party for twenty guests to include appetizers, platters and non-alcoholic beverages, a deejay to spin the songs you choose to croon to, and your very own bartender (who happens to be one of DC's Hottest Bartenders so say the readers of On Tap Magazine)! You just need to show up and prepare to sway the Velocity Five crowd with your silky smooth sound!  Adult beverages are extra.

 

Raffle Prizes
(drawn every 15 minutes beginning at 6:30 PM)
$50 Red Hot & Blue Gift Certificates
Box of Godiva Chocolates
$25 Gift certificate to Capital Restaurants Concepts, LTD (Paolo's, Neila, J. Paul's, Georgia Brown's and Old Glory)
$50 Velocity Five Gift Certificates
$50 Gift Certificate to Lost Creek Vineyards and Winery

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